Kelly Pierce was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at the age of 15, and required several major surgeries, pills and treatments in order to just manage her condition. After she began seeing Barbara Drevlow [...]
Most of us remember the “birds and the bees” conversation with our parents. We were uncomfortable, they were probably stressed, it was a lot of information and we tried to forget it. As a parent yourself, you now have the opportunity to change that memory for your kids. While teens learn about sex [...]
Worried about catching the flu this season? There are many things you can do to prevent the spread of the flu—washing your hands regularly, getting adequate sleep, maintaining a healthy diet and exercise routine—but one of the best is to make sure you get vaccinated.
Kenneth Fox, MD [...]
Eating a well-balanced diet doesn’t have to mean cutting out the good stuff. Emmaline Rasmussen, MS, RD, LDN, Clinical Research Dietician at NorthShore, shares her favorite healthy dessert recipe.
Enjoy brownies this Valentine’s Day with a healthy secret ingredient… black beans! Don’t let that [...]
Skin cancer is the most common kind of cancer, accounting for nearly half of all cancers in the U.S. And despite increased awareness of causes, risk factors and methods of prevention, the rates of skin cancer, including the three major types—basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma—continue [...]
Age 2 is a time of growth for toddlers, with plenty of physical activities and brand new experiences. While most children are dealing with bumps and scrapes, Hailey Gamboa was going to her first plaster casting session. After her family noticed problems with her posture during infancy, they were [...]
When we eat well, we feel good. But there are times we still want to eat something that may not be good for our diet – like brownies or cake. Emmaline Rasmussen, MS, RD, LDN, Clinical Research Dietician at NorthShore, shares her go-to recipe [...]
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. Each year, approximately 600,000 people will die of heart disease, nearly half of them women. And yet many still believe that heart disease is a man’s disease. It’s not.
There are some possible differences, [...]
With 25% of the American population suffering from heart related problems, it's extremely important for everyone to carefully monitor their health, and take the necessary precautions to avoid heart disease. The most common ways to prevent
heart disease include exercising regularly, eating [...]
Vegetables are packed with nutritious value. Sometimes when it comes to eating them, it’s easier said than done. One way to get plenty of vegetables in is with a recipe Lori Wyble, Oncology Dietician at NorthShore’s Kellogg Cancer Center [...]